• $286,240 Settlement for Superstorm Sandy Workers

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    Paul A. DiGiorgio announced that he has reached a $286,240 settlement on behalf of a class of workers who performed recovery work after Superstorm Sandy, for companies under contract with the State of New Jersey. The federal action alleged that AshBritt Inc. and Bil-Jim Construction Company, Inc. …
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  • Victims of Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Coming Forward After Decades of Secrecy

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    One of the country’s most celebrated youth organizations for over a century, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is facing new scrutiny over its failure to out known child sex predators, to the detriment of thousands of victims.  Once lauded by the likes of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Gerald Ford …
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  • How Employers Get Away With Wage and Hour Violations

    Wage theft victims are often women, immigrants and minorities
    Paul DiGiorgio Wage and Hour Attorney The middle class and its promise of financial security and upward mobility is increasingly out of reach for the nation’s lowest paid workers.  And wage theft is just one more insult to those struggling to make ends meet.  But the underpaid aren’t the only ones …
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  • Childhood Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations Extended

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    Victims Now Have Greater Opportunity for Vindication John E. Keefe, Jr. The media exposure of child sexual abuse committed by clergy, Scout leaders and others, coupled with public outrage over the responsible institutions’ protection of the offenders has spurred some states to expand their statute …
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  • How to Prevent Burns in the Workplace

    Fire extinguishers are an important safety tool in the workplace
    John E. Gregory, Jr.   1,040 New Jersey Workers Hospitalized Over 17 Year Period From Workplace Burns.  Burn injuries are some of the most painful and slowest to heal.  Serious burns can cause scarring, disfigurement, and hindered mobility.  Besides physical injury, burn victims suffer …
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  • Seven Steps to Protect You in the Event of a Truck Crash

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    Driving in the company of tractor trailers whether on the New Jersey Turnpike or a county road can be intimidating even for a skilled motorist.  Following common-sense safe driving practices will greatly decrease your chances of avoiding a crash with an 18-wheeler or other big rig such as a dump …
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  • 7 Tips for Truck Drivers to Avoid Car Collisions

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    With more than 70% of the nation’s freight shipped via commercial truck carriers, today’s truck drivers are literally driving the U.S. economy.  Jobs in this profession have never been in more demand, with abundant opportunities to work at some of the best companies. But if you want to keep your …
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  • $15 Minimum Wage: A Path to the Middle Class

    February 5, 2019 By Paul A. DiGiorgio Counsel, Wage and Hour Law   On Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill that will gradually raise our state’s minimum wage to $15.00 an hour by 2024. The current state minimum wage is $8.85, and the first increase to $10.00 is scheduled …
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